Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences presents: Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play


Mar 3 2017 - 6:30pm

AcA's James Devin Moncus Theater

Ticket Price: 
GA: $17 adults / $12 kids

A Kennedy Center commission based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
Elephant & Piggie's We Are in a Play!


Script and lyrics by Mo Willems
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
Directed by Jerry Whiddon 

Choreographed by Jessica Hartman

In Mo Willems's beloved, award-winning, best-selling children's books, Elephant Gerald and Piggie are best friends! Elephant Gerald is an elephant: lumbering, formally attired, prone to melancholy. Piggie is (what else!) a piggie: perky, smiley, full of fun. 


In We Are in a Play!, a brand-new vaudevillian romp of a musical, Elephant Gerald and Piggie sing and dance their way through plenty of pachydermal peril and swiney suspense--facing fundamental questions like, what do you wear to a fancy pool costume party? Should you share your ice cream? And how can two friends play with one toy? Backed by nutty back-up singers The Squirrelles, our duo even gets the audience involved in the action. 


get ready for a musical experience ripped from the pages of your favorite books. You'll be doing the "Flippy Floppy Floory" dance all night long!

For age 4 and up.
Performance Timing: 60 minutes



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